Re: Copy protected CD's
On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 07:47:33PM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > Read an article in the WP about copyprotected CD's:
> > Would cdparanoia care?
> I read that article all the way through this AM, hoping that it would say
> something about how the protection scheme works. But it didn't. No doubt
> the vendor stays quiet about the specifics, but it shouldn't be hard to
> figure out.
> Does anyone know the details? Some Windows-specific driver that's required
> to read the tracks? And how does it know how many times you've ripped a
> song-- stashing counts in the registry some place, or in a hidden part of
> the hard drive?
> In any case, it sounds like an abomination-- a music CD that requires
This is just the beginning...
Mmmm ... these links are about 2 years old but I presume they are still